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2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Administration, B.A.

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(120 UNITS)

The Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration requires 39 units of political science and public administration, all in upper-division. In addition, nine upper-division units are required in related disciplines, such as American studies, anthropology, criminal justice, economics, geography, history, philosophy, psychology, sociology and statistics. Work in related fields must be approved in writing by one of the department’s undergraduate advisers.

Internship Requirement (3 units)

May be waived for students who have administrative experience in the public sector.

Related Fields (9 units)

Students must complete nine upper-division units in related disciplines, listed below:

  • Accounting
  • African American Studies
  • Aging Studies
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Asian American Studies
  • Chicano Studies
  • Communications
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance
  • Geography and the Environment
  • History
  • Human Communication Studies
  • Human Services
  • Information Systems and Decision Sciences
  • Management
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Sociology
  • Women and Gender Studies

Writing Requirement

Majors must successfully complete POSC 421  and POSC 422 /CRJU 422  to satisfy the upper-division writing requirement. A “C” (2.0) or better is required.

Total (120 units)

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